|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1932|
|Death: ||Oct. 14, 2010|
Dave Blackbird was born to John and Lydia (Kingfisher) Blackbird in Rocky Ford, OK on August 8, 1932. He departed this life in Tahlequah, OK on October 14, 2010 at the age of 78 years 1 month and 16 days. Dave enjoyed being outdoors gardening, fishing or just tinkering with small engines and what not. Dave loved to carve bows and canes. He loved his family and he loved the Lord. Dave touched many lives and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers: William Blackbird and Wendall Cummings; and 3 sisters: Mary Jane Fields, Annas Downing and Ella Mae Vann. He is survived by 3 sons: Dave Blackbird Jr. and wife Peggy of Rocky Ford, Bruce Edward Blackbird and wife Tammy of Oaks and Robert Vance Blackbird and wife Bobbie of Elm Springs, AR; 3 daughters: Lisa Forrest and husband Wayne of Rocky Ford, Karen Blackbird of Rose and Nancy Little and husband Ellis of Tahlequah; 1 brother: Joe Cummings of Tahlequah; 3 sisters: Lucille Walker of Keys, Florence Lyman of Catoosa and Sarah Lyman of Jay; 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive him. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday October 18, 2010 at the Rocky Ford Community Building with Bro. Max Harvey officiating. Interment will follow at the Bill Batt Cemetery in Rocky Ford under the Direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
John Blackbird (1887 - 1979)
Lydia Kingfisher Cummings (1907 - 1979)
Ella Mae Blackbird Vann (1928 - 1991)*
Dave Blackbird (1932 - 2010)
Annas Lee Cummings Downing (1940 - 2002)**
Wendell Wayne Cummings (1948 - 1998)**
Bill Batt Cemetery
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Oct 15, 2010
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